Grief Disconnects Us From Ourselves

Grief Disconnects Us From Ourselves

As a Grief Therapist, you encounter disengaged clients. Naming their emotions or emotional state is difficult. They’re ambivalent about what they want. Former interests, activities, and people get ignored. An almost zombie-like state persists.   GRIEF DISCONNECTS...
What Lessons Can We Learn from the Lotus Flower?

What Lessons Can We Learn from the Lotus Flower?

This month welcomes the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. Since December we’ve rejoiced as each day brought a little more daylight. Winter is now behind us. Did it seem to take forever? And what about the “winter of your grief”? Was it the longest year (or...
Find Comfort and Restored Strength

Find Comfort and Restored Strength

If you’ve been on a country drive lately, you likely noticed all the newborn calves dotting the fields. I never tire of watching them skip around on spindly legs. And I laugh out loud as they dash to visit a fellow playmate. But then race back to mother’s side at the...
Shifts Happen

Shifts Happen

Have your ever been awakened from deep sleep by violent shaking, rolling floors and walls, toppling shelves, and a deafening roar ripping the air? If so, you’ve likely experienced the shifting of the earth’s surface. In other words, an earthquake! If the shift is...
Finding The Invincible Summer Within

Finding The Invincible Summer Within

One of my favorite celebrations is Winter Solstice. I look forward to the longest darkest night of the year. What’s to celebrate about that, you ask? Because I know, starting the very next day, light will begin growing. Incrementally, imperceptibly, degree by degree....
Nature and Your Body: Not So Different

Nature and Your Body: Not So Different

A living, breathing thing. Would you say that describes your body? Would you say it describes nature? I say nature and your body: not so different. Nature is an ecosystem of different elements, plants, and animals all working together. Everything in it depends on the...